TOMMY LEE To Publish 'Misunderstood' In The Fall

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has reportedly set "Misunderstood" as the title for his upcoming autobiography, due in the fall through Atria Books, the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster. The book, which was originally rumored to have been titled "Ragz to Riches", will contain many details not included in the CRÜE's best-selling band ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Launches Solo Career

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson (ex-THE REPLACEMENTS), who has been working with Axl Rose in the reconfigured band since 1998, is launching a solo career, according to the L.A. Times. He's finishing an album at the home studio of former PIXIES frontman Frank Black and also recently played sets in L.A. and New York ...

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DEEP PURPLE: Going 'Bananas'!

DEEP PURPLE have reportedly set "Bananas" as the title for their forthcoming album, tentatively due on Aug. 1 through EMI Records. The group performed two tracks from the upcoming CD live at the Schwung Festival in Roeselare, Belgium this past Thursday (May 29), including a slowie called "Haunted", which is planned as the first single ...

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SUN CAGED To Open For QUEENSRŸCHE In Amsterdam

Dutch progressive metallers SUN CAGED, who feature in their ranks STAR ONE keyboardist Joost van den Broek, will be opening for QUEENSRŸCHE on June 4 at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Holland. SUN CAGED's debut album is slated for release on Oct. 22 through Finland's Lion Music. It was mixed by AYREON/STAR ONE mastermind ...

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GUANO APES: European Festival Appearances Announced

Germany's GUANO APES have lined up the following festival appearances during the summer: Jun. 14 – Kiel, GER - MTV Campus Invasion 2003 Jun. 20 – Scheeßel, GER - Hurricane Festival Jun. 21 – Neuhausen, GER - Southside Festival Jul. 04 – Wiesen, AUT - Forestglade Festival Jul. 05 – Imst, AUT - Forestglade West ...

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WATCH THEM DIE Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Oakland-based purveyors of the extreme WATCH THEM DIE have signed an exclusive worldwide contract with Century Media Records. Armed with a bold mission statement stating that they can play with any band on any stage at any time, and crush them all in the process, this quintet is out to annihilate anything that stands in ...

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ENTOMBED Line Up European Dates

ENTOMBED have lined up the following European dates in late June/early July: Jun. 29 – Nantes, FRA @ Nantes Furyfest Jul. 03 – Berlin, GER @ Knaack-Klub Jul. 04 – Osnabrück, GER @ Georgsmarienhütte @ Tor 3 Jul. 05 – Roitzschjora, GER @ With Full Force Jul. 06 – Hamburg, GER @ Marx ENTOMBED will ...

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